Taking ‘doux’ around the world

Issue 5961

BB meets cornet virtuoso Harmen Vanhoorne

2017 - the year banding was turned on its head

John Henry Iles - the man who created a dynasty

Brass Band Podcast discovers the Acrobat Challenge!

Friday 7 April, 2017

Dave and Kenny speak with Jayne Murrill, the inspiration behind the Acrobat Challenge, the viral sensation supporting Stephen's Journey. Jayne reveals the background for the idea and discusses her rising career as a conductor. We look at the success of female conductor's versus their male counterparts and look at the factors behind why there aren't more ladies taking up the baton.

Also in this episode we ask why banding isn't more multi-cultured and hear from Brass for Africa's Kaleema Frank and Alex Parker on the impact brass playing is making in Uganda to the lives of so many.

Credit: The Acrobat - Dan Thomas via Facebook

Listen to Episode 33 by visiting https://brassbandpodcast.podbean.com/e/ep-30-review-and-preview-of-wales-and-london-and-southern-counties/

The Brass Band Podcast is a British Bandsman production by KGC Media